MHG61767 - Possible cairn - Stemster Hill, Caithness


A possible cairn on Stemster Hill, Caithness.

Type and Period (2)

  • MOUND (Unknown date)
  • CAIRN? (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible cairn on Stemster Hill, Caithness.

A possible cairn identified in LiDAR data gathered by AOC Archaeology in 2011 as part of the mitigation for the visual impact on the archaeological landscape associated with the proposed Baillie Hill windfarm, Caithness. Large mound, possibly a cairn, overlain by later rig-and-furrow within a large enclosure; approximately 30m in diameter. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 0297 6546 (36m by 36m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND06NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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